With the CM690II Cooler Master shows a steel midi-tower that comes with a lot of useful features as well as a decent design. The mostly black outside is being decorated by two small, chromed bars. Also the manufacturing quality is on a good level and the CM690 II Advanced USB 3.0 even comes with a feature you wont find anywhere else, the external SATA X-dock (HDD dock). About this and a lot of other things we will write on the following pages.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips